|Perpetual Peace: A Philosophic Essay - Immanuel Kant|
LibriVox recording of Perpetual Peace: A Philosophic Essay, by Immanuel Kant (1724-1804). Translated by W. Hastie (1842-1903). Read by D.E. Wittkower. This essay, written in 1795, puts forth a plan for a lasting peace between nations and peoples. Kant puts forth necessary means to any peace, and argues that nations can be brought into federation with one another without loss of sovereignty. In one translation, telling of the historical impact of this essay, this federation is called a “league ...
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|Some Turns of Thought in Modern Philosophy - Santayana, George|
Before the beginning of World War II, during the time of the Modernist movement in philosophy, George Santayana wrote these five descriptive essays. He examined John Locke’s sensationalism, British Idealism, the “Theory of Relativity”, Freud’s psychology, and Julien Benda’s preachment on the relations between God and the world. Summary and recording by Gary Gilberd For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if avai...
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|The Problems of Philosophy - Bertrand Russell|
LibriVox recording of The Problems of Philosophy, by Bertrand Russell. The Problems of Philosophy is one of Bertrand Russell’s attempts to create a brief and accessible guide to the problems of philosophy. Focusing on problems he believes will provoke positive and constructive discussion, Russell concentrates on knowledge rather than metaphysics. Russell guides the reader through his famous distinction between “knowledge by acquaintance and knowledge by description” and introduces importan...
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|Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus - Ludwig Wittgenstein|
LibriVox recording of Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus, by Ludwig Wittgenstein, translated by C. K. Ogden. Read by Geoffrey Edwards. Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus is the only book-length philosophical work published by the Austrian philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein during his lifetime. He wrote it as a soldier and a prisoner of war during World War I. The slim volume (fewer than eighty pages) comprises a system of short statements, numbered 1, 1.1, 1.11, 1.12, etc., through to 7, intended to be suc...
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|The Consolation of Philosophy - Boethius|
LibriVox recording of The Consolation of Philosphy by Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius, translated by H.R. James, in the public domain. The LibriVox catalog page for this work lists the LibriVox readers. Consolation of Philosophy (Latin: Consolatio Philosophiae) is a philosophical work by Boethius written in about the year 524 AD. It has been described as the single most important and influential work in the West in medieval and early Renaissance Christianity, and is also the last great work ...
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|Prolegomena, to a History of Buddhist Philosophy. - John J. Clark|
Prolegomena, to a History of Buddhist Philosophy. by Late Benimadhab Barua. M. A., D. Litt. (Lond.) Munshiram Manoharial Publishers Pvt. Ltd. [Edited for Audio by John Clark, 2010] Prolegomena_History_Buddhist_Philosophy
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|A SHORT HISTORY of PHILOSOPHY. - John J. Clark|
A SHORT HISTORY of PHILOSOPHY. by ARCH: B. D. ALEXANDER, M.A., D. D. AUTHOR OF THE SHAPING FORCES OF MODERN RELIGIOUS THOUGHT, THE ETHICS OF ST. PAUL, CHRISTIANITY AND ETHICS, ETC. THIRD EDITION. REVISED AND ENLARGED. glasgow. MACLEHOSE, JACKSON AND CO. PUBLISHERS TO THE UNIVERSITY. 1922. [Edited for Audio by John Clark, 2010] A_SHORT_HISTORY_of_PHILOSOPHY
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|Philosophy 4: A Story of Harvard University - Owen Wister|
LibriVox recording of Philosophy 4: A Story of Harvard University, by Owen Wister. Read by David Wales. Owen Wister's wry humor enlivens this comedic story of three sophomores during exam week at Harvard. (Summary by David Wales) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
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|Philosophy and Fun of Algebra - Mary Everest Boole|
LibriVox recording of Philosophy and Fun of Algebra, by Mary Everest Boole. Read by Patricia Oakley. Mary Everest Boole (1832-1916) was born Mary Everest in England and spent her early years in France. She married mathematician George Boole. She was the author of several works on teaching and teaching mathematics in particular. This short book, Philosophy and Fun of Algebra, is meant to be read by children and introduces algebra and logic...
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|Philosophy of Style - Spencer, Herbert|
LibriVox recording of The Philosophy of Style, by Herbert Spencer, read by Gary Gilberd. “The Philosophy of Style,” explored a growing trend of formalist approaches to writing. Highly focused on the proper placement and ordering of the parts of an English sentence, [Spencer] created a guide for effective composition. Spencer’s aim was to free prose writing from as much "friction and inertia" as possible, so that the reader would not be slowed by strenuous deliberations concerning the prope...
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|Dying Speech of an Old Philosopher - Walter Savage Landor|
LibriVox volunteers bring you 19 recordings of Dying Speech of an Old Philosopher by Walter Savage Landor. This was the Weekly Poetry project for August 1, 2011. Walter Savage Landor was an English writer and poet. His best known works were the prose Imaginary Conversations, and the poem Rose Aylmer, but the critical acclaim he received from contemporary poets and reviewers was not matched by public popularity...
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|Ancient Greek Philosopher-Scientists - varous, translated by various translators|
The Pre-Socratic Greek philosophers, that is, the philosopher-scientists who lived before or contemporaneously to Socrates, were the first men in the Western world to establish a line of inquiry regarding the natural phenomena that rejected the traditional religious explanations and searched for rational explanations. Even though they do not form a school of thought, they can be considered the fathers of philosophy and many other sciences as we have them now...
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|Democracy and Education: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Education - John Dewey|
LibriVox recording of Democracy and Education: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Education, by John Dewey. Read by volunteer readers. An important, controversial, and often cited work on public education. Dewey discusses the role of public education in a democracy and the different methods for achieving quality in education. After its initial publication, this book began a revolution in educational thinking; one that emphasized growth, experience, and activity as key elements in promoting dem...
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|Zum ewigen Frieden. Ein philosophischer Entwurf - Immanuel Kant|
LibriVox recording of Zum ewigen Frieden. Ein philosophischer Entwurf, by Immanuel Kant. Read by Christian Al-Kadi. In der Abhandlung „Zum ewigen Frieden" wendet Kant die Grundsätze seiner Moralphilosophie auf die Beziehungen zwischen Staaten an. Er stellt klar, dass Frieden kein natürlicher Zustand sei und deshalb gestiftet werden müsse. Um das Ziel „Weltfrieden“ zu verwirklichen, müssten sich die Staaten einem allgemein verbindlichen Völkerrecht unterordnen...
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|Flappers and Philosophers - F. Scott Fitzgerald|
LibriVox recording of Flappers and Philosophers, by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Read by mb. Flappers and Philosophers was the first collection of short stories written by F. Scott Fitzgerald, published in 1920. It includes eight stories: * "The Offshore Pirate" * "The Ice Palace" * "Head and Shoulders" * "The Cut-Glass Bowl" * "Bernice Bobs Her Hair" * "Benediction" * "Dalyrimple Goes Wrong" * "The Four Fists" (Introduction by Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, reader i...
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|The Philosophy of the Plan of Salvation - James Barr Walker|
LibriVox recording of The Philosophy of the Plan of Salvation, by James Barr Walker. Read by TriciaG. The book is a series of independent demonstrations, the results of which accumulate to the final conclusion, that the Christian religion is necessarily the only religion possible to meet the spiritual wants of mankind. In arriving at this conclusion, the different arts and processes of revealed religion are examined, and their adaptedness to perform their several functions in elevating, purifyin...
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|The Twilight of the Idols or How to Philosophise with the Hammer - Friedrich Nietzsche|
Librivox recording of the The Twilight of the Idols or How to Philosophise with the Hammer by Friedrich Nietzsche. Read by D.E. Wittkower Of The Twilight of the Idols, Nietzsche says in Ecce Homo: “If anyone should desire to obtain a rapid sketch of how everything before my time was standing on its head, he should begin reading me in this book. That which is called ‘Idols’ on the title-page is simply the old truth that has been believed in hitherto...
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|Dialogues philosophiques-Lucien Erasme et Rabelais - Voltaire|
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|Philosophie de l'ameublement - Edgar Allan Poe|
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|The Urantia Book - Various|
The Urantia Book presents an integrated world view composed from the concepts and ideas of more than 2,000 individuals who have contributed to the fields of science, philosophy, religion, history, sociology and theology during the last 2,000 years. Compiled by an editorial staff of superhuman beings, the text provides a comprehensive perspective of human origins, history and destiny.
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|Bhagavad Gita - Sir Edwin Arnold|
LibriVox recording of Bhagavad Gita, translated by Sir Edwin Arnold. The content of the text is a conversation between Krishna and Arjuna taking place on the battlefield of Kurukshetra just prior to the start of a climactic war. Responding to Arjuna's confusion and moral dilemma, Krishna explains to Arjuna his duties as a warrior and Prince and elaborates on a number of different Yogic and Vedantic philosophies, with examples and analogies...
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|The First Apologia - St. Justin Martyr|
"Apologia" means "explanation". In this case, a Greek philosopher who converted to Christianity attempts to explain to Emperor Marcus Aurelius why Christianity is a good thing; or failing that, what Christians believe and do as opposed to what is rumored; and why it was bad for the Empire to persecute Christians just for holding Christian beliefs. The apologia is circa 147-161 A.D. If you're interested at all in history, politics, or religion, this is like a trip in a time machine.
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|The Symposium - Plato|
LibriVox recording of The Symposium, by Plato, translated by Benjamin Jowett. Read by Geoffrey Edwards. The Symposium (Ancient Greek: Συμπόσιον) is a philosophical book written by Plato sometime after 385 BCE. On one level the book deals with the genealogy, nature and purpose of love, on another level the book deals with the topic of knowledge, specifically how does one know what one knows...
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|The Kybalion - The Three Initiates|
LibriVox recording of The Kybalion by the Three Initiates Read by Algy Pug. The Kybalion: Hermetic Philosophy is a 1908 book claiming to be the essence of the teachings of Hermes Trismegistus, published anonymously by a group or person under the pseudonym of "the Three Initiates". (Introduction by Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
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|Death Be Not Proud - John Donne|
LibriVox's weekly poetry project for the week of May 27th, 2006: Death Be Not Proud, by John Donne. This week we're marking the American Memorial Day with eleven readings of a John Donne poem. Memorial Day was conceived as a time to remember military men and women who had lost their lives in war. Kings and presidents come and go and some of the reasons that wars have come about are now lost from memory or are obscured in our history texts.A consistent aspect of war is that those who fight them a...
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|Don Juan in Hell - George Bernard Shaw|
LibriVox recording of Don Juan in Hell, by George Bernard Shaw. Read by Bob Neufeld. Don Juan in Hell is an excerpt (Act 3, Scene 2) from George Bernard Shaw’s Man and Superman. It is often performed as a stand-alone play. In it, three characters from Mozart’s Don Giovanni (Don Juan, Dona Ana, and the statue of the Commendatore, Dona Ana’s father) meet in Hell and, joined by the Devil, have a philosophical debate on a variety of subjects, including Heaven and Hell, men, women and marriage...
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|Curiosities of Olden Times - Sabine Baring-Gould|
LibriVox recording of Curiosities of Olden Times, by Sabine Baring-Gould. This book is a collection of 17 gems of random knowledge, such as what women are made of and the philosopher's stone, written in Baring-Gould's own style. (Summary by Carolin) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
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|Essays in Radical Empiricism - William James|
LibriVox recording of Essays in Radical Empiricism, by William James. William James (1842 – 1910) was a pioneering American psychologist and philosopher. He wrote influential books on the young science of psychology, educational psychology, psychology of religious experience and mysticism, and the philosophies of pragmatism and Radical Empiricism. Essays in Radical Empiricism is a collection edited and published posthumously by his colleague and biographer Ralph Barton Perry in 1912...
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|The Federalist Papers - Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, and James Madison|
Librivox recording of The Federalist Papers, by Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, and James Madison. The Federalist Papers (correctly known as The Federalist) are a series of 85 articles advocating the ratification of the United States Constitution. Seventy-seven of the essays were published serially in The Independent Journal and The New York Packet between October 1787 and August 1788 . A compilation of these and eight others, called The Federalist, was published in 1788 by J...
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|Banquet of the Ten Virgins - St. Methodius|
Ten wise virgins go to a drinking party at Philosophy's daughter's place. After they chow down and hang out under a willow tree, it's time to hear each other out on the subject of their mutual calling. Afterwards, one of the virgins writes a letter about the party to her woman friend Gregorion, and Gregorion dines out on the story over at Euboulios' house. Which is where we come in.... St. Methodius of Olympus modelled this work after Plato's Symposium...
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|Walden - Henry David Thoreau|
Librivox recording of Walden by Henry David Thoreau Read by Gord Mackenzie. Walden by Henry David Thoreau is one of the best-known non-fiction books written by an American. Published in 1854, it details Thoreau’s life for two years, two months, and two days around the shores of Walden Pond. Walden is neither a novel nor a true autobiography, but a social critique of the Western World, with each chapter heralding some aspect of humanity that needed to be either renounced or praised...
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|Notes From the Underground - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dostoevsky|
LibriVox recording of Notes From The Underground, by Fyodor Dostoyevsky. Read by Bob Neufeld Notes from Underground is an 1864 novella by Fyodor Dostoyevsky. Notes is considered by many to be the first existentialist novel. It presents itself as an excerpt from the rambling memoirs of a bitter, isolated, unnamed narrator (generally referred to by critics as the Underground Man) who is a retired civil servant living in St...
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|Ecce Homo - Friedrich Nietzsche|
LibriVox recording of Ecce Homo, by Friedrich Nietzsche. Read by TimSC. The philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche's autobiography, Ecce Homo, was the last prose work that he wrote before his illness in 1889. Coming at the end of an extraordinarily productive year in which he had produced The Twilight of the Idols and The Antichrist, Nietzsche shuns any pretense at modesty with chapter titles include “Why I am so Wise”, “Why I am so Clever” and “Why I Write Such Excellent Books”...
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|History of England from the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Revolution of 1688, Volume 1B - David Hume|
LibriVox recording of History of England from the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Revolution of 1688, Volume 1B by David Hume David Hume is one of the great philosophers of the Western intellectual tradition. His philosophical writings earned him lasting fame and renown; his historical writing earned his bread and butter. His "The History of England from the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Revolution of 1688", published between 1754 and 1764, was immensely popular and Hume wrote that "the copy...
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|Essays, Second Series - Ralph Waldo Emerson|
LibriVox recording of Essays, Second Series, by Ralph Waldo Emerson. Read by Bob Neufeld. Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 – 1882) was an American essayist, philosopher, and poet, best remembered for leading the Transcendentalist movement of the mid 19th century. His teachings directly influenced the growing New Thought movement of the mid 1800s. (Summary from Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), p...
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|The Perfect Wagnerite - George Bernard Shaw|
LibriVox recording of The Perfect Wagnerite, by George Bernard Shaw. Read by Bob Neufeld. The Perfect Wagnerite: A Commentary on the Niblung's Ring (originally published London, 1898) is a philosophical commentary on Richard Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen, by the Irish writer George Bernard Shaw. Shaw offered it to those enthusiastic admirers of Wagner who "were unable to follow his ideas, and do not in the least understand the dilemma of Wotan." He interprets the Ring in Marxian terms as an a...
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|On Nothing & Kindred Subjects - Hilaire Belloc|
LibriVox recording of On Nothing & Kindred Subjects, by Hilaire Belloc. Read by Ray Clare, proofed and produced by Karen Merline. “I knew a man once, Maurice, who was at Oxford for three years, and after that went down with no degree. At College, while his friends were seeking for Truth in funny brown German Philosophies, Sham Religions, stinking bottles and identical equations, he was lying on his back in Eynsham meadows thinking of Nothing, and got the Truth by this parallel road of his much...
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|A Dialogue of Comfort in Tribulation - St. Thomas More|
This fictional dialogue about how Christians should deal with troubles and persecution is set in Hungary immediately prior to an attack by the Ottoman Empire. It was written in the Tower of London while More awaited execution for his religious beliefs. St. Thomas More was chancellor of England, a humanist philosopher, and an early science fiction writer. He was also a good husband and father, and advocate of education for women...
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|The Endowments of Man Considered in Their Relations with His Final End - William Bernard Ullathorne|
LibriVox recording of THE ENDOWMENTS OF MAN CONSIDERED IN THEIR RELATION WITH HIS FINAL END, by WILLIAM BERNARD ULLATHORNE. Read by Dave7. William Bernard Ullathorne was a Benedictine monk and Roman Catholic priest who ministered in Australia from 1833 until 1840 and then returned to his native England, where he was ordained a bishop in 1847 and served as Roman Catholic Bishop of Birmingham from 1850 until 1888...
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|Short Poetry Collection 114 - Various|
LibriVox Short Poetry Collection 114. This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for November 2012. 01 - Ah Sunflower by William Blake (1757-1827) 02 - The Auld Wife by Charles Stuart Calverley (1831-1884) 03 - An Autumn Rain-Scene by Thomas Hardy (1840-1928) 04 - La Belle Dame Sans Merci by John Keats (1795-1821) 05 - Betty by Lola Ridge (1883-1941) 06 - Companions - A Tale of a Grandfather by Charles Stuart Calverley (1831-1884) 07 - A Coronet for his Mistress Philosophy by Geor...
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|A Boy's Will - Robert Frost|
LibriVox recording of A Boy's Will, by Robert Frost. Read by Savanna Herrold and Bill Boerst. Robert Frost preferred to describe the New England countryside using everyday language. He used both as tools to explore world views and life philosophies. A Boy's Will was his first poetry anthology. (Summary by Bill Boerst) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this re...
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|On Liberty - John Stuart Mill|
LibriVox recording of On Liberty by John Stuart Mill. Published in 1859, On Liberty details Mill’s view that individuals should be left wholly free to engage in any activity, thought or belief that does not harm others. Simple though it sounds, it is a position that challenges our ideas on the very nature of government and society, and sheds light on some of the key issues we face today. A key text of political philosophy, On Liberty has been continuously in print since its first publication....
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|Zapiski iz podpolya (Notes from the Underground) - Fyodor Dostoevsky|
LibriVox recording of Zapiski iz podpolya (Notes from the Underground) by Fyodor Dostoevsky. Read in Russian by Yakovlev Valery Notes from Underground by Fyodor Dostoevsky is a sophisticated novell with extremely hard to comprehend philosophical ideas lying on the border of paranoia, orthodoxal believing of God and psychological researches on human nature. Every sentence sounds like a sort of revelation to an unprepared reader's mind and causes a deep flashback thoughts which are impossible to g...
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|The Brothers Karamazov - Fyodor Dostoyevsky|
LibriVox recording of The Brothers Karamazov, by Fyodor Dostoevsky. The Brothers Karamazov (Russian: Братья Карамазовы) is the final novel by the Russian author Fyodor Dostoevsky, and is generally considered the culmination of his life's work. The book portrays a parricide in which each of a murdered man's sons share a varying degree of complicity. The Brothers Karamazov is a passionate philosophical novel that explores deep into the ethical debates of God, free will, and moralit...
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|The Enchiridion - Epictetus, tr. Elizabeth Carter|
Epictetus (Greek: Επικτητος: c.55–c.135) was a Greek Stoic philosopher. The name given by his parents, if one was given, is not known - the word epiktetos in Greek simply means "acquired." Epictetus spent his youth as a slave in Rome to Epaphroditos, a very wealthy freedman of Nero. Even as a slave, Epictetus used his time productively, studying Stoic Philosophy under Musonius Rufus. He was eventually freed and lived a relatively hard life in ill health in Rome...
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|Studies in Pessimism - Arthur Schopenhauer|
LibriVox recording of Studies in Pessimism, by Arthur Schopenhauer. Read by D. E. Wittkower. Arthur Schopenhauer, an early 19th century philosopher, made significant contributions to metaphysics, ethics, and aesthetics. His work also informed theories of evolution and psychology, largely through his theory of the will to power – a concept which Nietzsche famously adopted and developed. Despite this, he is today, as he was during his life, overshadowed by his contemporary, Hegel...
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|Pragmatism - William James|
LibriVox recording of Pragmatism, by William James. Read by Fredrik Karlsson. 'Pragmatism' contains a series of public lectures held by William James in Boston 1906–7. James provides a popularizing outline of his view of philosophical pragmatism while making highly rhetorical and entertaining lashes towards rationalism and other competing schools of thought. James is especially concerned with the pragmatic view of truth...
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|Moby Dick, or the Whale - Herman Melville|
Librivox recording of Moby Dick, or the Whale, by Herman Melville. Read by Stewart Wills Few things, even in literature, can really be said to be unique -- but Moby Dick is truly unlike anything written before or since. The novel is nominally about the obsessive hunt by the crazed Captain Ahab of the book's eponymous white whale. But interspersed in that story are digressions, paradoxes, philosophical riffs on whaling and life, and a display of techniques so advanced for its time that some have ...
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Downloads: 1,669,345 (18 reviews)
|The Tao Teh King, or the Tao and its Characteristics - Lao-Tze|
Librivox recording of Tao Teh King, by Lao-Tze. Read by Eric S. Piotrowski Lao-Tze's Tao Teh King illuminates The Tao: a guiding principle of the universe and all within it. By exploring the nature of dualities and complements, Lao-Tze dissects strength and weakness; presence and absence; life and death. The Tao Teh King has served as a foundation for centuries of philosophy and wisdom.(Summary by Eric S...
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Downloads: 86,225 (2 reviews)
|Soren Kierkegaard, Various Readings - Various|
LibriVox recording of Soren Kierkegaard, Various Readings, by Various Authors. Read by Craig Campbell. The writings listed here represent books about Soren Kierkegaard. A fragment of his work, On the Dedication to "That Single Individual", has made it to the public domain. Who was Soren Kierkegaard? He was a Danish philosopher and religious author; b. Copenhagen May 6, 1813; d. there Nov. 11, 1855...
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Downloads: 19,863 (1 review)